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Smoking Cessation Therapy
This activity assists patients in quitting smoking through a series of steps. Smoking Cessation is an important prevention of heart disease (stopping smoking immediately reduces the risk of heart attack by up to half). It includes: assessment of smoking status (objective and subjective methods), Carbon Monoxide (CO) level measurement, assessment of nicotine dependence, monitoring the process of change, administration of products to help patient quit smoking, coping with emotional problems and withdrawal symptoms to prevent relapse, behavioral therapies to assist patients and promote smoking cessation in all patients, weekly group sessions and one-to-one sessions.